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Travel gallery: our photoshoot in Greece

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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Meet the parents: Mr & Mrs Smith

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Remember long, romantic weekends à deux? James Lohan and Tamara Heber-Percy do. They were so fond of them, in fact, that they made a name for themselves finding idyllic boutique hotels as Mr & Mrs Smith. Since Tom (seven) and Alex (four) joined the clan, their holiday wish list has had a little tweak: good […]

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The summer holidays are fast approaching: our top packing tip? Buy all those ‘last-minute’ essentials well in advance. We bring you family holiday inspiration, and Alexa Till (one half of the husband-and-wife team behind online kids’ fashion boutique Alex and Alexa) picks out the essential pieces to pack for easy-breezy holiday style…  CORNWALL, UK Where? Watergate Bay Hotel Why? Cornwall’s […]

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Ready to hit the beach? Hunter-gatherer of the coolest children’s kit, Kid Style Junkie (and mother of twins) Suzanne Peters rounds up her top 10 beach buys for boys and girls, from splash-happy swim shorts to sweet golden girls’ sandals… Wakey, wakey people: summertime is almost here! And let’s face facts: shopping for beach looks for your […]

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What’s the one thing guaranteed to make keep your little ones happy on holiday (apart from, say, rooms that look like they were created by a Lego master builder)? A great beach. Luckily, our four newest family-friendly hotels all come with suitably sandy stretches nearby – yes, even stylish self-catering city stay DestinationBCN. Here’s our […]

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The capital’s retro lidos certainly have their charm, but we want to celebrate spring’s first rays of sunshine with something just a little bit more special. Meet The Berkeley, a spa hotel in London with a magical rooftop garden and heated pool perfect for a family splash… Remember how easy it was to get away […]

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We’ve already offered our insider tips for London half-term activities, but it’s not too late to pack up your bags and your brood and jet off to one of Smith’s hand-picked family-friendly half-term hotels in still sun-kissed European climes – how about a 17th-century Corsican estate or a fairy-tale Puglian castle? We also have some staycation-worthy British boutique hotels, […]

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Whether you’re a Londoner born and bred or you’re staying in London with kids this half-term, freaky family fun and ghoulish gastronomy can be found at Smith’s pick of child-friendly cooking classes and Halloween events. We’ve found five half-term kids clubs and classes to keep your little chefs entertained… CREEPY COOKERY CLASSES Pumpkin-carving and spooky […]

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